An expanding democratic space and high levels of corruption also mean that al-Shabaab is able to exploit Kenya’s governance weaknesses when it comes to security.
By brazenly interfering in local Somali election politics, Addis Ababa is yet again inflaming anti-Ethiopian sentiments.
Myth vs. reality: what do Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia really gain from contributing troops to the AMISOM mission?
There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.
Paris extinguished the lights on the Eiffel Tower on October 16 at midnight, and Toronto’s iconic name sign was illuminated in blue and white of Somalia’s flag to pay respect to those affected.